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Saturday, March 7

35th Annual Black Cuisine Festival & Block Party | SF
Saturday, March 7 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Davis Senior Center
35th Annual Black Cuisine Festival & Block Party | SF

As Bayview Hunters Point’s longest-running annual event, the Black Cuisine Festival was created to highlight culinary talents passed through generations.  Black Cuisine shares delectable food rooted in African American tradition bringing people together for a little taste of soul.

2015 Black Cuisine Festival
Saturday, March 7, 2015 …

Explorer Kit Workshop: The Society of Submerged Culture | SF
Saturday, March 7 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
| StoreFrontLab
Explorer Kit Workshop: The Society of Submerged Culture | SF

StoreFrontLab presents The Society of Submerged Culture, a project by Bay Area artist Lauren Hartman including works by Jacques Cousteau, Jean Painlevé, and Irwin Allen. The Society of Submerged Culture The Society reveals the many layers of San Francisco’s undersea history, ranging from sunken ships under the ...

Free Theatre: “Breaking the Code: The Alan Turing Story” | SF
Free Theatre:

Breaking The Code by Hugh Whitemore is a gripping drama about homosexual scientist Alan Turing, inventor of the computer, comes to the stage. From his war against the Nazi u-boats to his battles with British morality, Turing fought on two fronts as broke all codes on his ...

2015 Chinese New Year Parade: Floats, Acrobatics & Firecrackers | SF
Saturday, March 7 – 5:15 pm | Cost: FREE | Chinatown
2015 Chinese New Year Parade: Floats, Acrobatics & Firecrackers | SF

Named one of the world’s top ten parades, the Chinese New Year Parade in San Francisco is the largest celebration of its kind outside of Asia.
Typically over 100 groups will participate in the parade and many of the floats and specialty groups will be featuring …

2nd Annual “The Wire” Trivia Night | SF
Saturday, March 7 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Madrone Art Bar
2nd Annual

Love The Wire? Come on down to Madrone Art Bar in San Francisco for a Wire-inspired trivia game with Tamara Palmer and Dave Paul. It’s All In The Game.
Episodes playing on the video screens to set the atmosphere and music playing that was featured in …

Win Tix: Shaken, Not Stirred: SF Gay Men’s Chorus 007 Casino Cabaret | SF

The San Francisco Gay Men’s Chorus Divas are throwing their second annual Casino Cabaret – an evening of fabulous games, drinks and musical performances.
Ru Paul’s Drag Race superstar, Honey Mahogany, will be a musical guest and a must-see. Raffle prizes include Rickshaw Bagworks bags, DeYoung Museum …

Sea Chantey Sing Along Aboard Historic Ship | SF
Saturday, March 7 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*RSVP required 415-561-7171 or peter_kasin@nps.gov, Bring a mug for cider
| San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park
Sea Chantey Sing Along Aboard Historic Ship | SF

Sailors and scallywags alike gather around for an evening of traditional sea songs and chanteys for the San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park’s monthly chantey on the first Saturday night of each month at 8 pm. Park rangers will lead the public in traditional sea-faring tunes ...

Push The Feeling DJ Night | Lower Haight
Saturday, March 7 – 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free before 10 pm, but an RSVP is required. Otherwise, it's $6.
| Underground SF
Push The Feeling DJ Night | Lower Haight

Push The Feeling is monthly dance party happening every first Saturday at Underground SF (424 Haight St.) in the Lower Haight. Resident DJs YR Skull and epicsauce invite local and out-of-town guest DJs to their decks every month. The party is typically free before 10 pm with an RSVP, ...

Prince vs. Michael Jackson DJ Party | NoPa
Saturday, March 7 – 9:00 pm | Cost: $5 | Madrone Art Bar
Prince vs. Michael Jackson DJ Party | NoPa

Pay tribute to both the King of Pop and the Purple One every first Saturday of the month at the Madrone Art Bar’s “The Prince and Michael Experience,” which celebrates their work with a healthy dose of competition as fans go head-to-head on the dance ...

Sunday, March 8

2015 Chinatown Street Fair: Sunday | SF
Sunday, March 8 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Portsmouth Square
2015 Chinatown Street Fair: Sunday | SF

Immerse yourself in the sights and sounds of Chinatown. The Chinatown Community Street Fair takes place the weekend of the Chinese New Year Parade and is an opportunity to experience Chinese cultural arts such as lantern and kite making, calligraphy, fine arts demonstrations, folk dance, ...

California Academy of Sciences | Free Day for Parkside & Sunset Residents
Sunday, March 8 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Proof of neighborhood residency required
| California Academy of Sciences
California Academy of Sciences | Free Day for Parkside & Sunset Residents

Each San Francisco neighborhood (defined by zipcode) can visit the California Academy of Sciences for free over a three-day weekend (Friday, Saturday, or Sunday) in the spring and fall of each year. So that means as long as you have a driver’s license or other proof ...

56th White Elephant Sale: 96,000 Sq Ft Rummage Sale | Oakland
Sunday, March 8 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission and free shuttle bus from Fruitvale BART.
| White Elephant Sale Warehouse
56th White Elephant Sale: 96,000 Sq Ft Rummage Sale | Oakland

The White Elephant Sale has been taking one person’s trash and recycling it into someone else’s treasure for more than 50 years and the giant rummage sale is back. 56th Annual White Elephant Sale Sat-Sun, March 7-8, 2015 | 10 am to 4 pm White ...

Off the Grid: Presidio Picnic & Food Truck Party | SF
Sunday, March 8 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission, but bring money for food, drinks and some entertainment.
| Main Post Lawn
Off the Grid: Presidio Picnic & Food Truck Party | SF

Off the Grid hosts a full season of Picnic at the Presidio from 11 am to 4 pm every Sunday through the fall at the Main Parade Ground Lawn. Expect yummy offerings available for purchase from San Francisco’s favorite eateries and food trucks, Mimosa and Bloody Mary drink kits, ...

Very Vegan Sunday Food Truck Bash | SoMa
Sunday, March 8 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free with RSVP
| SoMa StrEat Food Park
Very Vegan Sunday Food Truck Bash | SoMa

Very Vegan Sundays | March 8, 2015

Live music from Taraf de Locos: a world music band that fuses Latin American and Balkan styles (12 -4 pm)
Certified vegan Mimosas by glass or carafe
Vegan beer specials: Drake’s Hefeweizen – $4/$15 pitchers
$16 bottomless Mimosas (non-vegan)

Food Vendor Lineup

Hella Vegan …

Win Tix: Love/Make: The Bold Italic’s Indie Wedding Expo | SF

San Francisco is a DIY and design-friendly hotspot, and The Bold Italic hosting a wedding expo and guide that show off the best this city has to offer modern lovers.
The event will bring together over 50 of the best vendors, venues, makers, and big-day experts …

Instrument Petting Zoo, Jazz & Latin Jam Sessions & Group Sing | SF
Sunday, March 8 – 3:00 pm | Cost: $5*
*$5 / $10 for families - no one turned away for lack of funds.
| Community Music Center
Instrument Petting Zoo, Jazz & Latin Jam Sessions & Group Sing | SF

Join a jam, sample a class, or try an instrument at Community Music Center’s Mission District Branch from 3-5 pm on Sunday, March 8, 2015.
There will be sample Music for Children classes, an Instrument Petting Zoo for all ages (with a focus on strings), Jazz …

Monday, March 9

Cyberpunk Cinema Night | Mission Dist.
Monday, March 9 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | The Knockout
Cyberpunk Cinema Night | Mission Dist.

Cyberpunk Cinema, by Thrillhouse Records, presents cyberpunk movie classics at The Knockout in the Mission every second Monday of the month from 6:30-9 pm. They’ll show one episode of Cowboy Bebop at 6:30 pm, followed by the feature film. Use #cyberpunkcinema during the event to share ...

Awesöme Orchestra Collective: Classical Jam & Beer | Oakland
Monday, March 9 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Please consider contributing for beer and drinks, but they will be free of charge.
| Secret Location (Oakland)
Awesöme Orchestra Collective: Classical Jam & Beer | Oakland

Stay tuned for the exact location that will be posted as the event gets closer.

Tuesday, March 10

Free Admission Day | San Francisco Botanical Garden
Free Admission Day | San Francisco Botanical Garden

The San Francisco Botanical Garden is one of the most diverse gardens in the world. A unique urban oasis, the Garden is a living museum within Golden Gate Park, offering 55 acres of both landscaped gardens and open spaces, and showcasing over 8,000 different kinds ...

CuriOdyssey Wildlife Center: Free Community Day | San Mateo
Tuesday, March 10 – All Day | Cost: FREE | CuriOdyssey
CuriOdyssey Wildlife Center: Free Community Day | San Mateo

Get up close to playful otters, bobcats, and other furry and scaled creatures at CuriOdyssey’s Free Community Day. CuriOdyssey is a science and wildlife center for kids that fosters interest in science. CuriOdyssey’s free Community Days provide the opportunity for families to experience CuriOdyssey, free ...

Wednesday, March 11

Pirates of the Caribbean Ship Tours, Period Costumes & Stories: Final Day | SF
Pirates of the Caribbean Ship Tours, Period Costumes & Stories: Final Day | SF

Tall ships are back in the Bay Area offering free walk-on tours while docked in between their cruises.  Check the Public Sail Schedule to see which ships will be docked at your nearest port. Self guided tours are free. A voluntary $3 per-person donation helps defray expenses. Sailing tickets are ...

Thursday, March 12

NightLife | California Academy of Sciences
Thursday, March 12 – 6:00 pm | Cost: $12*
*$12 general; $10 for museum members - 21+
| California Academy of Sciences
NightLife | California Academy of Sciences

At NightLife, smart revelers receive special discounted evening admission to the California Academy of Sciences on Thursday evenings with unique special events each week. Thursdays from 6-10 pm Tickets are $12 ($10 for Academy members). Last entry is 9 pm. 21+ with valid ID.

Free Movie Night | Orinda Theatre
Thursday, March 12 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Orinda Theatre
Free Movie Night | Orinda Theatre

The Orinda Theatre hosts a free movie night at 7 pm on every second Thursday of the month. Every month showcases a new interesting classic title and sometimes you can catch special guest appearances by actors and film makers. Bring some cash for popcorn and ...

Playtesting Bash: Try Out Brand New Games
Thursday, March 12 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Secret Location (SF)
Playtesting Bash: Try Out Brand New Games

Sandbox is a monthly designing and playtesting event from Come Out and Play SF that takes place every second Thursday of the month. It’s like a mix between an open mic and a game jam, specifically for real world games and participatory experiences. There is a ...

Friday, March 13

California Academy of Sciences | Free Day for Richmond Dist. Residents
Friday, March 13 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Proof of neighborhood residency required
| California Academy of Sciences
California Academy of Sciences | Free Day for Richmond Dist. Residents

Each San Francisco neighborhood (defined by zipcode) can visit the California Academy of Sciences for free over a three-day weekend (Friday, Saturday, or Sunday) in the spring and fall of each year. So that means as long as you have a driver’s license or other proof ...